Q: Can you tell me how long it would take to replace a 1999 Cadillac Deville alternator

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Have had it tested, definitely the alternator

My car has 117000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello there. The alternator replacement sho...

Hello there. The alternator replacement should call for 2.8 hours replacement time. The radiator needs to be removed and the A/C evacuated and recharged. There may be additional part charges for coolant and Freon. If you would like to have this service done, a certified technician from YourMechanic can perform an alternator replacement at your home or office.

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